A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 20 km SE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea (12 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:25:35 / 12:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 144.2182° East, -4.1693° South, depth 128.26 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 128.26 km (80 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000i3ji. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000i3ji. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/12/18 / 2018-12-01 02:25:35 / December 1, 2018 @ 2:25 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 20 km SE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea.
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